Skip to comments.Forget Multiculturalism: Restore The Vision Of The Founding Fathers
Posted on 09/29/2011 7:36:53 PM PDT by billflax
A history professor once postulated that the most pivotal battle shaping Americas destiny was not Yorktown or Gettysburg, but Quebec in 1759. There General Wolfe demolished French claims to Canada, which confirmed that America would develop decisively within the Anglo-protestant mold.
The latest Economic Freedom of the World rankings (for 2009) highlight the good fortune that resulted from Wolfes win. Many commentators will rightly deplore Americas precipitous descent over the past decade down to tenth, yet another startling detail leaps from the page. Eight of the ten freest lands were once owned by Britain.
The nations enjoying limited government, property rights, sound currency, free trade, ease of regulation, low taxes and restrained public spending include: Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Chile, United Kingdom, Mauritius and the United States.
The study reveals a potent correlation linking freedom to economic progress. Nations following market principles propel past their government laden counterparts. They earn more, grow faster and the poorest people in the most economically free countries are nearly twice as rich as the average people in the least free countries.
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
How ‘bout we try Uniculturalism for a change? E Pluribus Unum, remember?
Anyone with common sense could see this. Both the “freedom” part, and the Britain part.
Thank God we came from Britain. Everyone else was too messed up and too cruel.
I would add that the author fails to acknowledge the very significant contribution made to the American model by the various religious revivals which have coursed through America from time to time. The first occurred in the middle of the 18th century and set up the philosophical basis for the American Revolution.
It is not by accident that the descendents of The Frankfurt School have been at war with the descendents of the grand American Protestant tradition since these communists came to America.
I’d like to see more than Multiculturalism put to bed once and for all. Lets throw political correctness into the mix and get back on the path to sanity.
See my tagline...
Will never happen until the WKA decision of 1898 is rightfully overturned, just as the Dred-Scott case was overturned.
“This is a good article and one that will never get a wide audience because it is a dagger strike at the heart of modern progressivism.”
A gentleman by the name of Jared Taylor has been fighting much harder for much longer. But he doesn’t get much press around here... :)
Keep fighting the good fight. Get there fastest with the mostest!
Every society on earth has been multi-cultural. I think the problem is that nowdays the multi-cultralism has been communicated as a place where all cultural groups live tgether, but are seperate and have nothing in common.
I prefer the idea of macroculture and microculture. Every person shares in the macroculture: a unifying set of beliefs, values and language.
Underneath that you have different microcultures, which can be based on beliefs, background, religion, but such identity is secondary to the national (macro) one.